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5RB

Chambers of Desmond Browne QC and Justin Rushbrooke QC

5 GRAY'S INN SQUARE, LONDON, WC1R 5AH, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7242 2902
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Fax 020 7831 2686
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1054 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Jacob Dean

Tel:
Work 020 7242 2902
Email:
5RB (Chambers of Desmond Browne QC and Justin Rushbrooke QC)

Position

Jacob specialises in defamation and privacy, media and entertainment and sports law. Recent cases include Subotic v Knezevic [2013] EWHC 3011. Please visit www.5rb.com for up-to-date information and cases.

Career

Called 1995.

Education

Repton School; New College, Oxford (PPE First Class Hons); City University, London (CPE: Distinction); Bar Finals (Inner Temple Major Scholar).


London Bar

Data protection

Within: Leading Juniors

Jacob Dean - 5RB ‘ ‘He is highly rated and is extremely knowledgeable.’ ’

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Defamation and privacy

Within: Leading Juniors

Jacob Dean - 5RB ‘ An extremely clever, measured and tenacious advocate. ’

Within: Defamation and privacy

5RB is well-established for handling a wide range of media and communication law instructions including defamation, privacy, and data privacy. Described as a 'strong set with a number of experienced counsel in this area', chambers was, of late, involved in several extremely high-profile cases including Sir Cliff Richard v BBC, where Godwin Busuttil led by Justin Rushbrooke QC acted for the claimant. In Nick Brown MP v Faber & Faber and Tom Bower, Adrienne Page QC and Jacob Dean acted for the claimant against the acclaimed author and publisher of Broken Vows; Andrew Caldecott QC and Clara Hamer represented the defendants. Since the resolution of this case, Caldecott QC and Hamer have joined chambers from the now dissolved One Brick Court. They arrived with Aidan Eardley, Jane Phillips, Jonathan Scherbel-Ball, Kate Wilson, and Ben Gallop, bolstering the set's ranks and cementing its place as 'the market leader in the field of defamation and privacy law'.

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Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)

Within: Media and entertainment - Leading Juniors

Jacob Dean - 5RB ‘ He is an extremely clever, measured and a tenacious advocate. ’

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